Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

22 September 2023

Europe’s roads booming while rail networks and funding decline

European countries are spending more on road building than on ever shrinking railways, according to a new study by the European Mobility4All campaign.  It may seem […]
21 September 2023

Over a third of Brits “don’t know exchange rate” when spending abroad, says HSBC

35% of British people say they do not know what the exchange rate is when they travel and spend abroad, a survey by one of the […]
21 September 2023

Private jet ownership is on the rise. Who are the owners?

Private jet registrations have increased worldwide. Travel Tomorrow reported the trend of rising private jet usage last year, as people favoured individual transport coming out of […]
21 September 2023

Fossil fuel demand will peak this decade, according to IEA

Despite the worrying effects of climate change being exacerbated by the use of fossil fuels, it seems their demand is still rising. The global use of […]
21 September 2023

These are the best Belgian chocolatiers in 2023

Every year, culinary guide Gault&Millau names four winners in a competition that lies very close to many a Belgians’ heart: the best chocolatiers of the country. […]
21 September 2023

10 strangest things to do as a tourist in Europe

The Eiffel Tower and Big Ben are impressive and worth at least one visit during your lifetime but tourism is about more than just the better-known […]
21 September 2023

Funerary and memory sites of First World War listed as UNESCO World Heritage

Funerary and memory sites from the Western Front, in France and Belgium, of the First World War have just been added to UNSESCO’s World Heritage List. […]
21 September 2023

Air travel showed patchy recovery this summer

Although most of the Covid-19 related travel restrictions were lifted last year, the past summer has still witnessed tourists travelling with a vengeance. Last year’s travel […]
21 September 2023

Belgium could be hit by air traffic control strikes this autumn

Air traffic controller strikes could hit Belgium and affect Europe this autumn. The news comes just as tour operators and some destinations are looking to expand […]
21 September 2023

Tui Group taps into China’s tourism potential with first Chinese hotels

Tui Group hotels are branching into China under a brand-recognition exercise designed to take advantage of China’s “enormous tourism potential” and “attract new guests from Asia […]
21 September 2023

Singing dunes, tiramisu mountains and Genghis Khan’s golden saddle

Singing dunes, tiramisu mountains and Genghis Khan’s golden saddle, sounds like a children fairytale. But it’s not fiction, it’s a day in Kazakhstan’s Altyn-Emel National Park. […]
20 September 2023

Hotels generally beat Airbnb rentals on price by 16%, new study finds

Airbnb rentals are generally more expensive than hotels, according to new consumer research. The study of 300,000 one-bedroom rental listings versus thousands of hotel rooms across […]
20 September 2023

A first peek at ‘Something Beautiful’

Something Beautiful, the festival of art and poetry organised by the artist-poet Mimi Kunz and the curator Lucie Pinier, is coming back to LaVallée in Molenbeek, […]
20 September 2023

Travel Foundation calls on industry leaders to collaborate and take action at scale

With the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the Travel Foundation has called on travel and tourism industry leaders to work together and act now in the […]
20 September 2023

Postponing action on climate change is a tragic mistake

The UK Prime Minister is apparently considering weakening some of the government’s key commitments in a major policy shift. He is apparently considering a major change, […]
20 September 2023

Green hydrogen successfully produced from plastic waste using low-emissions strategy

Green hydrogen is touted as a promising alternative to fossil fuels, but the methods used to produce it generate too much carbon dioxide or are extremely […]